UPDATE March 11
Due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, Newcastle University and the University of Pittsburgh have decided to postpone the International Place-Based University Network Conference.
We look forward to rescheduling the event and will provide updates as they become available.
Your support is greatly appreciated.
John Stoner, Ph.D.
Executive Director for Academic Affairs
An Initiative of the International Place-Based University Network
International Place-Based University Network: Academically Based, Globally Minded Community Engagement
Post-industrial cities are crucibles of reinvention and innovation. Those that have successfully navigated the sunsetting of industrial production have creatively reoriented to intellectual technology, advanced manufacturing, business services, and life science innovations. And yet, the challenges that followed industrial decline—loss of population, unemployment, and destructive urban redevelopment strategies—continue to reverberate.
As the founding members of the International Place-Based University Network, Newcastle University and the University of Pittsburgh are hosting this conference. The goal is to share best practices for community and civic engagement as well as to explore potential international collaborations for academically based community engagement.
Tuesday, March 24, 2020
University Club | Ballroom A, First Floor | University of Pittsburgh
8:30 a.m. - Welcome* and Introductions
8:45 - 10:00 a.m. - Opening Roundtable:* Defining a Place-Based Approach
10:15 - 11:15 a.m. - Panel One:* Post Industrial Cities and the SDG's - a Framework for the Future?
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
Community Engagement Center in Homewood
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Panel Three:* Social Justice and Equity
10:45 - 12:15 p.m. - Panel Four:* Advancing Health and Well-Being through Participatory Research and Community Engagement
*indicates that these sessions will be livestreamed. View livestream schedule.
Read more about the Speakers and Panelists.
Advanced registration requested.
Academically-based, globally-minded community engagement
University of Pittsburgh